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Stressed? Craving? What you really want isnï¿½t food, but emotional comfort. If you can find ways to comfort yourself that donï¿½t involve food, the need to eat will go away very quickly. Find something you enjoy doing thatï¿½s simple and easy... Read more
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Use this mind trick: focus on the calories.
Doing so could dial down your hunger big-time -- especially if you convince yourself you're indulging in a rich, high-calorie treat. New research shows that people's perception of calorie content... Read more
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Coconut oil is good for your body and revs the metabolism. Try to consume 3-4 T daily. You can rub some of that on your skin! it counts !... Read more
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Snacking helps manage hunger and weight loss by keeping your metabolism at a higher, constant pace. Allow for one or two snacks per day.... Read more
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CLA, glucomannan (konjac) noodles, caffeine, l-carnitine, chromium, vanadium, and calcium help raise metabolism, according to reasearch.... Read more
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Picture something -- anything -- delightfully pleasant that isn't food related. Doing so can help stop a craving dramatically fast compared with other craving-quelling techniques like distraction or mentally challenging tasks. Employ all your s... Read more
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Sleeping well aids weight loss. Create a bedtime ritual: tub, spray lavender water around bed, sip chamomile tisane, light a scented candle and read (NO TV!), take valerian root and/or melatonin, journal your thoughts on life… whatever helps Y... Read more
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By the night before, know what you are doing, at least for breakfast.... Read more
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Try to have at least a 3-day meal plan in advance. Grocery-shop accordingly. You won’t be unprepared, and you can always be flexible.... Read more
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More portion control hints:
a) Make your table inviting: use your china, light candles, display flowers. Slowing down will help prevent overeating.
b) Use tall skinny glasses (you’ll feel fuller); also, make a NO REFILLS rule—once you’v... Read more
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Measure your portions. It is the simplest way to learn how much you are eating. Memorize portion control reminders. Periodically, measure/weigh your food to keep you honest.... Read more
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VERY BASIC MATH:
Caffeine, sugar, & carb stimulate insulin production.
So... if you eat carbs, sugar, and caffeine, what are you doing?
You are helping yourself cling to your fat!
Now, aren't you glad you l... Read more
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Put your utensils down between bites.
Yes, slowing down to eat, and slowing down to notice that you ARE eating, is important in losing weight and feeling satisfied.... Read more
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Eat with your non-dominant hand... the whole meal! Or, use chopsticks!
Using your non-dominant hand requires more attention to your coordination and placement. As you pay more attention, you slow down and enjoy your meal more; and you fe... Read more
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LC Diet Tip of the Day: 64
Dining by candlelight helps you slow down and savor your meal. Eating slower helps you feel full sooner.... Read more